3 Countries That Are Bailing on Climate Action


Japan isn’t the only country walking away from climate promises.

Natural Disasters Cost $3.8 Trillion Since 1980, World Bank Says

EU Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection/Flickr

The number of disasters, and the total cost, are both on the rise.

All Over the World, Hurricane Records Keep Breaking

Super Typhoon Haiyan as it made landfall in the Philippines. NOAA

Super Typhoon Haiyan was a terrifyingly intense storm…and so were many others around the globe in the last decade.

Meet the Computer Geek Who Took on Ken Cuccinelli—and Won

Climate scientist Michael Mann speaks alongside Terry McAuliffe at a campaign event in Virginia. McAuliffe campaign

Michael Mann didn’t come to politics. Politics came to him.

Watch the World’s Forests Disappear on Google Earth


888,000 square miles of forest disappeared in the last decade. New maps show where.

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